Author Archives: David Klein

Prep for the GDPR 101 – In-house crash course in one lesson

Finally, the EU General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation (EU) 2016/679, “GDPR”) is coming. Following a long lasting process of negotiations, two months ago the European legislator proposed the new privacy framework for Europe – and anyone doing business in Europe. … Continue reading

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Data breach: What to do if it has happened?

There  have been major data breaches in the last few years, concerning hundred of million individuals whose personal information have been disclosed to criminals. You may think of Home Depot or Sony, but the probably most popular data breach happened … Continue reading

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Art. 29 WP Work Programme 2016-2018 published

The Art. 29 Working Party has recently published their Work Programme (WP 235) for the next three years. Not a surprise, the WP 235 deals in first place with the upcoming GDPR and how data controller and data processors may prepare … Continue reading

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Data breach: How to prepare

While personal information and likely sensitive data have become a common asset of nearly any business, data security is not that hot topic on the IT roadmap. Even global players in e-commerce have failed in the past to secure their … Continue reading

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Guidelines of the German DPAs: Use of internet and email at the workplace

One of the most disputed matters in German employee privacy law is related to the use of internet and email services by employees. In particular was unclear if surveillance of employees in this respect would potentially lead to a personal … Continue reading

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